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Title: RESEARCH REPORT WRITING


1
RESEARCH REPORT WRITING
  • Y.L SOMASHEKARA
  • Research Scholar
  • DOS In Library Information Science
  • MGM Mysore

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Research reports are detailed and accurate
accounts of the conduct of disciplined studies
accomplished to solve problems or to reveal new
knowledge. (Busha and Harter, 1988).
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1. Meaning of Research Report
  • Research report writing is the oral or written
    presentation of the evidence and the findings in
    such detail and form as to be readily understood
    and accessed by the reader and as to enable him
    to verify the validity of the conclusions..
  • According to American Marketing Society, Its
    purpose is to Convey to interested persons the
    whole result of study in sufficient detail and to
    enable each reader to comprehend the data and to
    determine himself the validity of the
    conclusions. It is covers, Disseminations,
    Presents the conclusions for the information and
    knowledge to others, to check the validity of the
    generalizations, to encourage others to carry on
    research on the same or allied problem.

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Structure of Research Report
  • Generally, a research report, whether it is
    called dissertation or thesis
  • 1) The Priliminary i.e. preface pages
  • 2) The text of the report / Main body of the
    report
  • 3) The Reference material.

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PRELIMINARY SECTION
  • Title page
  • Certification
  • Candidate Declaration
  • Preface including Acknowledgements
  • Table of Content
  • List of Tables
  • List of figures
  • List of Abbreviation

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CHAPTER 1-INTRODUCTION
  • 1.0 Introduction
  • 1.1 Background of the study
  • 1.2 Problem Statement
  • 1.3 Purpose and objective of the study
  • 1.4 Research Questions
  • 1.5 Definition of Terms
  • 1.6 Significant of the study
  • 1.7 Conclusion

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CHAPTER 2-LITERATURE REVIEW
  • 2.0 Introduction
  • 2.1 Body of the literature
  • 2.1.1 General area of research
  • 2.1.2 Underlying theory
  • 2.1.3 Variables used from previous literature
  • 2.2 Theoretical Framework
  • 2.3 Hypotheses
  • 2.4 Conclusion

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CHAPTER 3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • 3.0 Introduction
  • 3.1 Research Design
  • 3.2 Variable and Measurement
  • 3.3 Questionnaire design
  • 3.4 Population and Sample
  • 3.5 Scope of the study
  • 3.6 Data analysis method
  • 3.6.1 Goodness of data
  • 3.6.2 Inferential analysis
  • 3.7 Conclusion

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CHAPTER 4- DATA COLLECTION, DATA ANALYSIS
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Goodness of Measure
  • 4.2.1 Representativeness of data
  • 4.2.2 Validity test
  • 4.2.3 Reliability test
  • 4.3 Inferential analysis
  • 4.3.1 Descriptive analysis
  • 4.3.2 Test of difference
  • 4.3.3 Test of relationship
  • Correlation analysis
  • Hypothesis testing
  • 4.4 Conclusion

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CHAPTER 5-DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
  • 5.1 Recapitulation of major findings
  • 5.2 Discussion
  • 5.3 Implication
  • 5.3.1 Theoretical Implication
  • 5.3.2 Practical Implication
  • 5.4 Limitation
  • 5.5 Recommendation for future research
  • 5.6 Conclusion

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REFERENCE MATERIAL
  • The reference material is generally divided as
    fallows
  • 1. Bibliography (APA Style or ..)
  • 2. Appendices (SPSS output Data Stream)
  • 3. Glossary of terms (if any)
  • 4. Index (if any)

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Types Of reports
  • Technical Report
  • Popular Report
  • The Report for the Administrator
  • Oral Report

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Difficulties or Problems in Writing a Report
  • 1) The Problems of Communications
  • a. Technical terms should be properly explained.
  • b. Neither too simple nor too difficult
    expression
  • c. Level of Knowledge and subject-matter
  • d. Language and drafting
  • 2) The problem of objectivity .
  • 3) The Problems of expression of bitter truths
    and unpleasant facts

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Preparation of reports
  • For preparations or drafting of reports three
    steps are involved.
  • 1) First Draft
  • Comprehensiveness or fullness of facts.
  • Precision or Accuracy of Facts
  • Coherence or logic of facts, and
  • Movement or transition of facts and ideas.

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Second Drafts Third Drafts
  • 2nd. The researcher should give the first draft,
    at this stage, a shape so that it can be
    readable, clear and lucid. Considerable trimming
    or editing will have to be done to make the
    writing precise, Concise and brief. Finally, at
    the second draft stage, critical evaluation will
    have to be made of all that has been
    written-facts, findings, conclusions and
    recommendations.
  • 3rd. And final The final stage in drafting is
    the preparations of final report. It concentrates
    mainly on the finish and final touches, i.e., on
    documentation and polish to make the report
    weighty, authoritative, convincing and
    attractive. Documentation indicated the
    references to the sources, other previous and
    current work and view, additional data and
    discussion and suggested further reading on the
    specific problem as handled by the researcher. In
    other words, it indicated the thoroughness of the
    investigation and on the other a guide to further
    work.

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Characteristics of good report
  • 1) Attractive
  • 2) Clear Topic
  • 3) Balanced Language
  • 4) No repetition of facts
  • 5) Statement of scientific facts
  • 6) Practicability
  • 7)Description of the difficulties and the
    shortcomings

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Good Report Conclusions
  • Review of literature
  • Treatment of quotations
  • Size and Physical Design
  • Footnotes
  • Use of Abbreviations
  • Use of Statistics, Charts and Graphs
  • Bibliography, Index Appendices
  • Conclusions In spite of all that has been stated
    above, one should always keep in view the fact
    report-writing is an art which is learnt by
    practice and experience.

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